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Science of pain

Author: A I Basbaum; M Catherine Bushnell
Publisher: London : Academic, 2008.
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Offers a scientific understanding behind the common pain disorders. This book covers various aspects of pain science, from molecular and cellular pathways of pain to pain disorders and their  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A I Basbaum; M Catherine Bushnell
ISBN: 9780123746252 0123746256
OCLC Number: 262720744
Description: x, 1078 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface by Basbaum and Bushnell1 The Adequate Stimulus R.D. Treede Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany 2 Pain Theories F. Cervero McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 3 Anatomy of Nociceptors S. Mense Institut fur Anatomie und Zellbiologie, Universitat Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany 4 Molecular Biology of the Nociceptor/Transduction M.S. Gold University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA5 Zoster-Associated Pain and NociceptorsH. Maija Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland 6 Ectopic GeneratorsM. Devor Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 7 Sodium ChannelsJohn N. Wood University College London, London, UK 8 Physiology of NociceptorsM. Ringkamp Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA 9 ItchE. Carstens University of California, Davis, CA, USA 10 Thermal Sensation (Cold and Heat) through Thermosensitive TRP Channel ActivationMakoto Tominaga National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan 11 The Development of Nociceptive SystemsG.J. Hathway University College London, London, UK 12 Appropriate/Inappropriate Developed Pain PathsJ. Schouenborg Lund University, Lund, Sweden 13 Pain Control: A Child-Centered ApproachPatricia A. McGrath The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 14 Assaying Pain-Related Genes: Preclinical and Clinical Correlates V.E. Scott Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Abbott Park, IL, USA 15 Evolutionary Aspects of Pain E.T. Walters University of Texas at Houston, Medical School, Houston, TX, USA 16 Redheads and Pain J.S. Mogil McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 17 Autonomic Nervous System and PainW. Janig Physiologisches Institut, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Germany 18 Sympathetic Blocks for Pain Sharma Columbia University, New York, NY, USA19 Sprouting in Dorsal Root GangliaE.M. McLachlan Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia 20 Vagal Afferent Neurons and PainW. Janig Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany 21 Sex, Gender, and PainR.B. Fillingim University of Florida College of Dentistry, Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science Gainesville, FL, USA 22 Neurotrophins and PainLorne M. Mendell State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA 23 Morphological and Neurochemical Organization of the Spinal Dorsal HornA. Ribeiro-da-Silva McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada24 Spinal Cord Physiology of NociceptionA.R. Light University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA25 What is a Wide-Dynamic-Range CellD. Le Bars INSERM U-713, Paris, France26 Spinal Cord Mechanisms of Hyperalgesia and AllodyniaT.J. Coderre McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada 27 Glycine ReceptorsH.U. Zeilhofer University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 28 Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury R.P. Yezierski Comprehensive Center for Pain Research and The McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA 29 Long-Term Potentiation in Pain PathwaysJ. Sandkuhler Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria 30 Immune System, Pain and AnalgesiaH.L. Rittner Charite ? Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany 31 Mechanisms of Glial Activation after Nerve InjuryL.R. Watkins University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA 32 Trigeminal Mechanisms of Nociception: Peripheral and Brainstem OrganizationD.A. Bereiter University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA33 Migraine ? A Disorder Involving Trigeminal Brainstem MechanismsP.J. Goadsby University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA 34 Tooth PainM.R. Byers University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 35 Ascending Pathways: Anatomy and PhysiologyD. Lima Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal 36 Dorsal Columns and Visceral PainW.D. Willis Jr. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA 37 Visceral Pain G.F. Gebhart University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 38 Irritable Bowel SyndromeS. Bradesi University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA39 Pain in ChildbirthU. Wesselmann The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA 40 Urothelium as a Pain OrganL.A. Birder University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 41 The Brainstem and Nociceptive ModulationM.M. Heinricher Oregon Health science University, Portland, OR, USA42 Emotional and Behavioral Significance of the Pain Signal and the Role of the Midbrain Periaqueductal Gray (PAG)K. Keay University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia 43 The Thalamus and Nociceptive ProcessingJ.O. Dostrovsky University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada44 Psychophysics of Sensations Evoked by Stimulation of the Human Central Nervous SystemS. Ohara Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA 45 Nociceptive Processing in the Cerebral CortexR.D. Treede Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany46 Phantom Limb PaiH. Flor Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany 47 Human Insular Recording and StimulationF. Mauguiere Lyon I University and INSERM U879, Bron, France48 The Rostral Agranular Insular CortexL. Jasmin Neurosurgery and Gene Therapeutics Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA49 Descending Control MechanismsK. Ren University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA 50 Diffuse Noxious Inhibitory Controls (DNIC)D. Le Bars INSERM U-713, Paris, France51 Fibromyalgia R. Staud University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA 52 Pain Perception ? Nociception during SleepG.J. Lavigne Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada53 Pharmacological Modulation of PainA. Dray AstraZeneca Research and Development, Montreal, PQ, Canada 54 Forebrain OpiatesJ.-K. Zubieta University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 55 Neuropathic Pain: Basic Mechanisms (Animal)M.H. Ossipov University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA 56 Animal Models and Neuropathic PainI. Decosterd University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland 57 Neuropathic Pain: ClinicalR. Baron Christian-Albrechts-Universitat Kiel, Kiel, Germany 58 Neurogenic Inflammation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)F. Birklein University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany59 Complex Regional Pain SyndromesR. Baron Christian-Albrechts-Universitat Kiel, Kiel, Germany 60 Poststroke PainT.S. Jensen Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark 61 Psychophysics of PainR.H. Gracely University of Michigan Health System, VAMC, Ann Arbor, MI, USA62 Consciousness and PainM. Devor Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel 63 Assessing Pain in AnimalsS.W.G. Derbyshire University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 64 Psychological Modulation of PainD.D. Price University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA 65 The Placebo Effect F. Benedetti University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy 66 Hypnotic Analgesia P. Rainville Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, CanadaINDEX
Responsibility: edited by Allan I. Basbaum and M. Catherine Bushnell.


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"Science of Pain would be a welcome addition to any pain scientist's book collection and for anyone looking for a reference book about basic science of pain and related disorders."--European Journal Read more...

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